Serving The Greater Las Vegas Area and Beyond

The Thornton Firm is an independent patent and intellectual property law firm serving the greater Las Vegas area and beyond.  Our mission is to provide small businesses, inventors and entrepreneurs the highest quality intellectual property legal services at rates that won't break a budget.  From preparing your patent application to building and protecting your brand to custom tailoring an intellectual property strategy for your unique needs, The Thornton Firm works to protect and defend your ideas, image and innovations.


Copyrights are a form of intellectual property extended to the creators of "original works of authorship" including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works, both published and unpublished.

The Thornton Firm works with inventors, businesses and authors of all varieties to secure and protect their ideas and original works.


A United States Patent is a form of intellectual property which confers on an inventor “the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling” an invention in the United States or “importing” that invention into the United States.

The Thornton Firm represents inventors before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in the federal courts to secure and defend the broadest possible patent rights in their inventions.


A trademark is a form of intellectual property which protects a word, name, symbol, or device that is used in commerce to indicate its source and to distinguish itself from the goods and services of others. The Thornton Firm helps individuals and companies secure, grow and protect their brands and images.